Posted: Mon 6th Jun 2016

Cultural Talent From Denbighshire Awarded At The Urdd

This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 6th, 2016

Denbighshire County Council has congratulated pupils and students on their success at the Urdd National Eisteddfod, hosted in Flintshire last week. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Pupils represented the county in a wide range of stage competitions (singing, recitation, cerdd dant, drama) as well as arts and crafts and literary competitions. Some of the county’s pupils performed at the opening ceremony last Sunday as part of Cor Cytgan Clwyd. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Councillor Huw Jones, Cabinet Lead Member with responsibility for the Welsh Language, said: “We are really proud of the achievements of our children and young people yet again this year. There have been numerous successes for the county and it really shows the wealth of cultural talent in our schools. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“There is a strong Eisteddfod tradition here and the event provides a great platform for our children and young people to compete against their counterparts from across Wales and to share their talents with audiences. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I would also like to thank teachers and those responsible for preparing for the Eisteddfod, at local, county and national heats. Cultural talent is alive and kicking in Denbighshire. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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